Probe around the Globe

Probe around the Globe

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Travel by Train

Are you a train enthusiastic like me? Read all about my travels by train on the blog below.
Modern Orient Express – train from Netherlands to Istanbul Turkey
Modern Orient Express – train from Netherlands to Istanbul Turkey
The Orient Express appeals to many. Famous books and movies like Murder on the Orient Express are bestsellers even in modern time. Throughout history, there...
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21 Questions about Travel on the Trans Mongolian Railway
21 Questions about Travel on the Trans Mongolian Railway
Every time I tell someone I travelled by train from Russia to Nepal, eyes pop and jaws drop. I find myself repeating what an amazing...
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Day trip from Prague – Train to Český Krumlov
Day trip from Prague – Train to Český Krumlov
Recently, I had 4 whole days in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. As I’d never been to the Czech Republic and 4 days...
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Train to Machu Picchu: a non hiking guide
Train to Machu Picchu: a non hiking guide
When I was planning my trip to South America, I knew for sure I would NOT hike to Machu Picchu, Peru. I briefly thought about...
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Train des Pignes: Day Trip from Nice
Train des Pignes: Day Trip from Nice
In October I visited Nice for the 2nd time, this time with my mom. As we left the food market of Nice, I noticed the...
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Train des Merveilles: Wonderful Day Trip from Nice, France
Train des Merveilles: Wonderful Day Trip from Nice, France
Recently I went to Nice for 4 days. I already enjoyed an excellent Food Tour around Nice and climbed Nice’s Castle Hill, but I also...
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Recent blogs

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Travel with Chronic Illnesses – Q&A with Lindsay from The Neverending Wanderlust
Travel with Chronic Illnesses – Q&A with Lindsay from The Neverending Wanderlust
When I started my blog, I soon found out I was not the only one who travels with a Chronic Illness. But I...
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10 Things to do in Tibet – Explore the Roof of the World
10 Things to do in Tibet – Explore the Roof of the World
Although it has been a few years since I travelled overland to Tibet and Nepal, I think about Tibet on a...
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Colours of the Provence France
Colours of the Provence France
As soon as we arrived in the South of France, we started looking for fields of lavender and sunflower. Unfortunately, it...
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Modern Orient Express – train from Netherlands to Istanbul Turkey
Modern Orient Express – train from Netherlands to Istanbul Turkey
The Orient Express appeals to many. Famous books and movies like Murder on the Orient Express are bestsellers even in modern...
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Agora Life Hotel: the best place to stay in Istanbul
Agora Life Hotel: the best place to stay in Istanbul
Istanbul is one of those bustling big cities that attract a lot of tourists. And for good reasons! Situated both in...
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Botanic Gardens in Utrecht, the Netherlands
Botanic Gardens in Utrecht, the Netherlands
When you travel around Europe, you hop from once capital to another busy city. You probably visit Unesco World Heritage sites...
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Alhambra tickets sold out? Try the Granada Card
Alhambra tickets sold out? Try the Granada Card
I usually book my travels way ahead. Sometimes so far ahead, I forget there are certain must do’s to be able...
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21 Questions about Travel on the Trans Mongolian Railway
21 Questions about Travel on the Trans Mongolian Railway
Every time I tell someone I travelled by train from Russia to Nepal, eyes pop and jaws drop. I find myself...
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How travel to Iran ruined my future travel experiences
How travel to Iran ruined my future travel experiences
When I first travelled to Iran, I was a bit anxious. Was it even safe for a solo female traveler to...
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30-day backpacking itinerary for 3 countries in South America
30-day backpacking itinerary for 3 countries in South America
Do you dream to travel to South America and see as much as possible? But do you feel this can only...
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Visit the Dolmabahçe or Topkapi Palace in Istanbul?
Visit the Dolmabahçe or Topkapi Palace in Istanbul?
If you plan to travel to Istanbul, Turkey, you might look for things to do. Maybe you have the same problem...
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How I bought cheap tickets for Vienna opera and didn’t see anything
How I bought cheap tickets for Vienna opera and didn’t see anything
As I was preparing for my train travel to Turkey, I was looking for things to do in Vienna, the capital...
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